Fruit Pasta Salad

5 from 3 reviews

This delicious and simple to make Fruit Pasta Salad is loaded with juicy grapes, celery, chicken, mandarin oranges and tossed in an amazing lower calorie, creamy ranch dressing. (gluten and dairy-free options)






  1. Mix dressing ingredients in a small bowl with a hand whisk or fork until smooth and incorporated. Cover and place in fridge to thicken.
  2. Cook pasta shells according to instructions.  Drain and place in a large bowl in the fridge to cool.
  3. Dice celery, halve grapes and shred chicken.  Add to the pasta in the large bowl.
  4. Add the drained mandarin oranges to the bowl and pour dressing over the top.
  5. With a large spoon, carefully mix the ingredients with the dressing without smashing the oranges.
  6. Refrigerate leftovers. Keeps well for up to 3-4 days.